NCAA Basketball

Furman Paladins (25-8)


Thu. 2/28 Sat. 3/2 Sat. 3/9 Sun. 3/10 Wed. 3/20
@ Sam 
W 90-81
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@ Chat 
W 71-50
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vs. Mercer 
W 85-74
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@ UNCG 
L 62-66
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vs. Wich 
L 70-76
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McDuffie scores 20 to lift Wichita St. over Furman in NIT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Markis McDuffie had 20 points as Wichita State topped Furman 76-70 in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night.

Jaime Echenique had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Wichita State (20-14). Erik Stevenson added 12 points and six rebounds. Asbjorn Midtgaard had 10 rebounds for the visitors.

Matt Rafferty had 27 points, eight rebounds, five assists and five steals for the Paladins (25-8). Jordan Lyons added 19 points. Clay Mounce had 10 points.

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Leaders
Points: M. Rafferty17.5
Rebounds: M. Rafferty9.0
Assists: M. Rafferty4.3
FG%: M. Rafferty61.5%
FT%: M. Rafferty76.7%
3P%: C. Mounce41.7%
Steals: M. Rafferty2.5
Blocks: C. Mounce1.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke32-6
2 Virginia35-3
3 North Carolina29-7
4 Gonzaga33-4
5 Michigan State32-7
6 Tennessee31-6
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Michigan30-7
9 Texas Tech31-7
10 Florida State29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia35-3
2 Texas Tech31-7
3 Michigan State32-7
4 Duke32-6
5 Auburn30-10
6 Gonzaga33-4
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Purdue26-10
9 North Carolina29-7
10 Tennessee31-6
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Southern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
19 Wofford 18-0 30-5
UNCG 15-3 29-7
Furman 13-5 25-8
East Tennessee State 13-5 24-10
Chattanooga 7-11 12-20
Samford 6-12 17-16
Mercer 6-12 11-20
Citadel 4-14 12-18
VMI 4-14 11-21
Western Carolina 4-14 7-25
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 77.6 (59)
Rebounds: 9.9 (180)
Assists: 15.9 (24)
FG%: 47.4% (36)
FT%: 71.7% (140)
3P%: 36.1% (96)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 66.1 (45)
Rebounds: 25.6 (142)
Assists: 11.5 (61)
FG%: 41.9% (77)
FT%: 67.9% (54)
3P%: 31.6% (49)
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Teams Score Time
Interleague
San Diego 10 3:05pm
Baltimore 5
Oakland 0 7:15pm
St. Louis 0
Cincinnati   8:07pm
Los Angeles  
Pittsburgh   8:10pm
Houston  
Seattle   8:10pm
Milwaukee  
American League
Chicago 8 1:05pm
Boston 7
Toronto 7 1:05pm
New York 8
Kansas City 3 1:10pm
Cleveland 5
Texas 1 7:10pm
Detroit 0
Tampa Bay   8:10pm
Minnesota  
National League
Los Angeles 2 3:40pm
Arizona 8
Colorado 6 3:45pm
San Francisco 3
New York 0 7:05pm
Philadelphia 0
Washington 0 7:10pm
Miami 0
Atlanta   8:05pm
Chicago  
Travelers Championship
Pos Name Score Thru
1 Chez Reavie -17 F
2 Keegan Bradley -13 F
2 Zack Sucher -13 F
4 Vaughn Taylor -12 F
5 Joaquin Niemann -11 F
5 Kevin Tway -11 F
5 Paul Casey -11 F
8 Brian Harman -10 F
8 Abraham Ancer -10 F
NASCAR XFINITY SERIES AT IOWA
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 20 Christopher Bell 2
2 00 Cole Custer 1
3 7 Justin Allgaier 14
4 18 Harrison Burton 10
5 8 Zane Smith 3
6 9 Noah Gragson 4
7 98 Chase Briscoe 9
8 23 John Hunter Nemechek 6
9 1 Michael Annett 12
NASCAR GANDER OUTDOORS TRUCK SERIES AT ST. LOUIS
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 15 Ross Chastain 7
2 4 Todd Gilliland 11
3 52 Stewart Friesen 4
4 46 Chandler Smith 25
5 24 Brett Moffitt 5
6 98 Grant Enfinger 2
7 2 Sheldon Creed 12
8 99 Ben Rhodes 6
9 88 Matt Crafton 3
MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES AT SONOMA
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 19 Martin Truex Jr 8
2 18 Kyle Busch 7
3 12 Ryan Blaney 9
4 95 Matt Dibenedetto 19
5 11 Denny Hamlin 6
6 4 Kevin Harvick 23
7 6 Ryan Newman 21
8 20 Erik Jones 32
9 10 Aric Almirola 15